LAM - Mozambique Airlines and Fastjet have announced the joint signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore long-term commercial cooperation. Signed at LAM's headquarters in Maputo, the memorandum includes areas of cooperation expected to enhance commercial aviation in the country.
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On 17 January 2018, Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille announced that the city of Cape Town had reached a 'point of no return' in its water supplies and that Day Zero was virtually guaranteed in a matter of weeks. Since then, questions have been raised as to the impact on visitor numbers to the city and its effects on the tourism industry, which is considered a 'bright spot' of the South African economy.
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A member of Legacy Hotels and Resorts, the Davinci Hotel and Suites, has received the Meetings Africa 2018 Green Hotel Award for its efforts in maintaining a green environmental standing, at the annual Meetings Africa gala function and awards ceremony.
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The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa has long been revered as one of the most beautiful venues in Cape Town, aptly situated along the rocky Twelve Apostle-lined Atlantic coastline, and not lacking a dozen reasons to fall in love with everything about it.
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An innovation competition addressing the question 'What information, tools or technology will first-time air travellers in Africa need to make their journeys easy, successful and enjoyable?' has been launched by the UK-based SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, in conjunction with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct.
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Tourist guides from across the country recently gathered at the Rhino Conference Centre in Hoedespruit to celebrate International Tourist Guides' (ITG) Day and to engage on issues that affect the industry. The two-day themed event - 'Travel, Enjoy and Respect' - featured presentations on the state of the tourist guiding sub-sector; discussions on the regulatory environment for tourist guides, and the role of tourist guides in promoting responsible tourism practices to ensure the sustainable growth and development of the industry.
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The Tourism Business Incubator, which has now officially been launched in the Northern Cape, is poised to improve the viability and sustainability of SMMEs. The incubator, located in Mier - Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality will provide business support interventions to 50 tourism enterprises selected from the Northern Cape to receive one-on-one needs analysis, mentorship, coach and capacity training to ensure their success in the sector.
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Shallow Seas, Into the Cold, Rising Sun, Deep Ika, Ocean Blue, and Kori Cream; the course titles for Kyoto Garden Sushi's current six-course tasting menu reads like an enchanting poem or titles of captivating artworks.
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While Day Zero may be avoided altogether this year, Cape Town's Airbnb hosts are going to great lengths to save water and educate their guests about the water restrictions in place. They are now looking ahead to collectively rethink how to best host in a city where "hosting responsibly" has taken on new meaning and where water shortages will become the "new normal".
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Bon Hotels has bolstered its Nigerian portfolio with Bon Hotel Sunshine Enugu, located just 12 minutes from the airport and in close proximity to the city centre. The opening brings the numbers of properties managed by Bon Hotels to 25 hotels across 14 cities.
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From adventurous locations, wineries, bush camps and a sundry natural world, South Africa is considered one of the continent's top dream vacation destinations for tourists from across the world.
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Sourcing seafood that is ecologically responsible and socially fair is the crux behind Steenberg's Bistro Sixteen82 and Abalobi pilot project - a non-profit community-driven initiative - which sees South Africa's very first restaurant-supported fishery initiated.
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Sun International has released its year-end results, reporting revenue growth of 12%, with an increase in EBITDA - earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation - of 13%. The revenue's growth is attributed to the inclusion of the Sun Dreams (from 1 June 2016), Sun Slots (from 1 April 2016) and Time Square (from 1 April 2017) results.
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